St. John the Evangelist in Waynesville - a parish of Joy! – John 15:11-12 Got to stop for a selfie with Chris Amsler after Mass. Chris is one of our 11am Altar Servers. He proudly serves as our Cross Bearer at the 11am Mass. Thank you Chris for your JOYFUL SERVICE!
Mary, Mother of the Church, pray for us! Please see my attached mother's day letter given to every woman at St. John the Evangelist and Immaculate Conception this weekend. Happy Mother's Day! Peace and Joy always in the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Fr Richard ______________________ María, madre de la iglesia, ruega por nosotros! Por favor, vea mi carta adjunta de día de la madre dada a cada mujer en San Juan evangelista e Inmaculada Concepción este fin de semana. ¡ Feliz día de la madre! Paz y gozo siempre en el sagrado corazón de Jesús, Fr. Richard
Easter 2019 He is risen! Alleluia! Have a blessed Easter Season! Click photos to enlarge:
Living Stations of the Cross - Good Friday Below are a few snapshots from our moving Living Stations of the Cross commemorating Our Lord's Passion. Click photos to enlarge:
Easter Season Schedule All Scheduled Masses, Adoration and Confession will continue as scheduled. We have a guest priest for this week and next. Easter Season Blessings!
The Lord descends into hell “Something strange is happening—there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because God has fallen asleep in the flesh and he has raised up all who have slept ever since the world began. God has died in the flesh and hell trembles with fear. He has gone to search for our first parent, as for a lost sheep. Greatly desiring to visit those who live in darkness and in the shadow of death, he has gone to free from sorrow the captives Adam and Eve, he who is both God and the son of Eve. The Lord approached them bearing the cross, the weapon that had won him the victory. At the sight of him Adam, the first man he had created, struck his breast in terror and cried out to everyone: “My Lord be with you all.” Christ answered him: “And with your spirit.” He took him by the hand and raised him up, saying: “Awake, O sleeper, and rise from the dead, and Christ will give you light.” I am [...]